Tyron Barrington is a Fashion industry expert.
As a top Model Agent, he was instrumental in launching some of the world’s leading models and prolific actors of our time. His years of developing models for leading fashion houses such as Gucci, Donna Karan, Calvin Klein, Ralph Lauren, Versace, YSL, Louis Vuitton and worldwide magazines including Vogue has given him a keen sense of creating images that are stunning and saleable. Some of the talents he’s developed or managed includes Matthew Fox, Tyson Beckford, Adewale, Kimora Lee-Simmons, Nicole Murphy, Emma Heming-Willis, Carre Otis, Wendy Fitzwilliam, Waris Dirie, Beverly Peele, Cynthia Bailey, to name a few.
As a Casting Director and Producer, he has cast and produced for clients such as L’Oreal, Avon, Revlon (Sinful Color), BMW, Target, Levi’s, etc., with celebrities such as Kylie Jenner, Vanessa Hudgens, Lauren Conrad, Ashley Greene, Lucy Hale, Kat Graham, Jamie Chung, Rocsi Diaz, Skylar, Kandee Johnson, to name a few.
He’s also negotiated contracts on behalf of talents for brands such as GUCCI, VERSACE, COVER GIRL, BOND No. 9, DKNY, CALVIN KLEIN, RALPH LAUREN, and MAX FACTOR.
He has worked on TV shows such as Bravo TV “Double Exposure”, “I CAN MAKE YOU A SUPERMODEL” (UK& HOLLAND), as well as RALLYE OF THE GAZELLES documentary of all female race car drivers shot in the Sahara Desert, BMW in Jamaica, AVON in Cuba, as well as many other television projects, and has been featured on ABC NIGHTLINE TV news program, in the NEW YORK POST, and the MIAMI HERALD.
He is the author of two books: ‘THE LORD IS MY AGENT…And, HE Only Takes 10%”, and “BARING SOLES IN FASHION”, and the recently released Podcast “DEAR AGENT…’The IT Factor”.
He’s the 2019 graduate and Valedictorian of NYC SBS (Goods & Services) Program & AMP NYC –Mayor’s Office of Film & Entertainment, as well as was named “One of South Florida’s Most Powerful Black Business Leaders for 2019”. He has appeared in PSA (TV) spots including the campaign fora Chief Diversity Officer in NYC,(with the Rev. Al Sharpton). Some of his greatest achievements includes bringing awareness (during his years as a model agent) to Female Genital Mutilation (FGM), with former model and UN Ambassador Waris Dirie, as well as awareness to Abandoned Children with AIDS, with former Miss Universe 1998 Wendy Fitzwilliam. He has traveled with celebrities to bring awareness to causes worldwide, including the iconic LIFEBALL AIDS Benefit by the Austrian Government with former U.S. President Bill Clinton, Katy Perry, Sharon Stone, Earth Wind & Fire, Antonio Banderas, to name a few. He’s also been part of USA TODAY Newspaper Mentor program, mentoring High School students for 4 years, as well as Miami Beach Chamber of Commerce Student Mentor Program.